By Robbet Serreyn
Question? I Have had heard this phrase Good News, what does it mean?
The word Gospel means “GOOD NEWS”. It is the good news of how “YOU” can have Eternal Life Through Jesus Christ that gives MEANING and PURPOSE to this Life and at the same time give you the CERTAINTY that you will spend eternity in heaven – 1 John 5:13
Many Churches,Television Evangelist, Religious Organizations, and Preachers CLAIM they are preaching the Gospel, and yet they ALL HAVE DIFFERENT MESSAGES as the old saying goes… 2 can be wrong, 1 can be wrong, 1 can be right BUT NOT BOTH CAN BE RIGHT and how true!!! – Isaiah 8:20, Galatians 1:6-9, Amos 3:3
Here is List of DIFFERENT MESSAGES that people THINK are the gospel:
1. Repent and be baptized.
2 .Turn from sin.
3. Come forward and confess Christ publicly.
4. Turn your life over to Jesus.
5, Ask/Invite Jesus into your heart.
6. Give your life to Christ.
7. Make Christ Lord of your Life.
8. Put Christ on the throne of your life.
9. Place all on the alter.
10. Deny yourself, take up your cross and follow Christ.
11. Trust Christ as Saviour and do good works.
12. Do good deeds
13. Make Christ the master of your life.
14. Make a personal commitment to Chrisr.
15. Say a sinners prayer
16. Confessing your sins to a priest.
17. Taking Communion/Mass every sunday
18. Praying to Mary, following the sacraments.
What is THE GOSPEL?, What must a person do TO BE SAVED?
“Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and Thou Shalt be Saved”. Acts 16:31
The very moment YOU BELIEVE (Trust In, Rely On completely alone personally) on Jesus Christ as the ONE WHO
paid completely for ALL your sins God gives you two promises in John 3:16 –
#1- Shall not perish(go to hell),
#2 – But have everlasting life.
All Those in the list above ARE NOT THE GOSPEL but only SATAN’s FALSE GOSPELS which if believed until death WILL ASSURE your eternal destiny/future in hell… Matthew 7:15-23
The MOST IMPORTANTT thing to know IS Jesus Christ as savior, just simply believe that Jesus Christ went to the cross and DIED and shed his blood, was BURIED and three days later RESURRECTED from the dead to pay for your sins.
A. Christ DIED for you – Romans 5:8
B. Christ PAID your sins in full – 2 Corinthians 5:21,1 Peter 2:24
C. BELIEVE (Trust In Completely) in Christ ALONE as the complete payment of sin for salvation – John 3:16, Acts 16:31, Ephesians 2:8,9
“For the wages(payment) of sin is death (eternal torment in hell & the lake of fire); but the GIFT of God is eternal life THROUGH Jesus Christ our Lord”. Romans 6:23
IT IS THAT SIMPLE – THE GOSPEL TRUTH